Travelzoo Purchases Fly.com Domain Name for $1.8 Million
NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2009 -- Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today announced that it has purchased the Internet domain name fly.com for $1,760,000 in cash. Travelzoo intends to use this domain name for a new information Web site to be launched in February.
“We are delighted to acquire fly.com for our new offering,” said Brian Clark, senior vice president and general manager, search products, Travelzoo. “The name is a perfect match for Travelzoo’s renowned approach: simple, fun, and world class. Where others see doom and gloom we see opportunities to serve travelers and advertisers with innovative approaches to finding the best values in travel.”
The domain name purchase was brokered by Sedo.com, LLC.
Travelzoo is a global Internet media company. Travelzoo's media properties, which reach more than 15 million travel enthusiasts in the U.S., Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Spain, Taiwan and the U.K., include the Travelzoo® Web site (www.travelzoo.com), the Top 20® list, the Newsflash™ e-mail alert service, the Travelzoo Network™, the SuperSearch™ search tool, and the Fly.com™ search engine. Travelzoo publishes offers from more than 1,000 advertisers from around the world. Travelzoo's deal experts review offers to find the best travel deals and confirm their true value. Travelzoo’s global headquarters is in New York City.
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